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Methanex to Webcast Annual General Meeting-May 9, 2006

April 27, 2006

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - April 27, 2006) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH) will webcast its upcoming Annual General Meeting, including remarks by President and CEO, Bruce Aitken. The meeting will be held at the Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia on Tuesday, May 9, 2006 at 10:30 a.m. (PDT).

Remarks will include a review of Methanex's results and performance over the past year, a discussion of the outlook for the Company and the methanol industry and commentary on strategy and future initiatives.

There will be a live listen-only teleconference of the meeting. To access the call, dial the conferencing operator ten minutes prior to the start of the call at (416) 695-5259, or toll free at (877) 461-2814. A playback version of the conference call will be available for seven days at (416) 695-5275, or toll free at (888) 509-0081. The reservation number for the playback version is 617491. There will be a simultaneous audio-only webcast of the meeting, which can be accessed from our website at A downloadable recording of the meeting will be available on our website for three weeks following the conclusion of the meeting.

Methanex is the world's largest producer and marketer of methanol. Methanex shares are listed for trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange in Canada under the trading symbol "MX" and on the Nasdaq National Market in the United States under the trading symbol "MEOH".


Methanex Corporation
Wendy Bach
Director, Investor Relations
(604) 661-2600 or Toll Free: 1-800-661-8851